What does injury mean?

Definitions for injury
ˈɪn dʒə riin·ju·ry

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word injury.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. injury, hurt, harm, traumanoun

    any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

  2. injury, accidental injurynoun

    an accident that results in physical damage or hurt

  3. wound, injury, combat injurynoun

    a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

  4. injurynoun

    an act that causes someone or something to receive physical damage

  5. injurynoun

    wrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted

Wiktionary

  1. injurynoun

    Any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character.

  2. injuryverb

    To wrong, to injure.

  3. Etymology: From injurie, from iniuria, from in- + ius.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. INJURYnoun

    Etymology: injuria, Lat. injure, Fr.

    The town of Bouline, and other places, were acquired by just title of victory; and therefore in keeping of them no injury was offered. John Hayward.

    Riot ascends above their loftiest tow'rs,
    And injury and outrage. John Milton.

    Many times we do injury to a cause by dwelling upon trifling arguments. Isaac Watts, Logick.

    Great injuries such vermin as mice and rats do in the fields. John Mortimer.

    Casting off the respects fit to be continued between great kings, he fell to bitter invectives against the French king; and, by how much he was the less able to do, talking so much the more, spake all the injuries he could devise of Charles. Francis Bacon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Injuryadjective

    any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character

Freebase

  1. Injury

    Injury is damage to a biological organism which can be classified on various bases.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. injury

    A term comprising such conditions as fractures, wounds, sprains, strains, dislocations, concussions, and compressions. In addition, it includes conditions resulting from extremes of temperature or prolonged exposure. Acute poisonings (except those due to contaminated food) resulting from exposure to a toxic or poisonous substance are also classed as injuries. See also casualty; wounded. inland petroleum distribution system

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2200

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3851

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Nouns Frequency: #655

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of injury in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of injury in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of injury in a Sentence

  1. Paul Valéry:

    Latent in every man is a venom of amazing bitterness, a black resentment; something that curses and loathes life, a feeling of being trapped, of having trusted and been fooled, of being the helpless prey of impotent rage, blind surrender, the victim of a savage, ruthless power that gives and takes away, enlists a man, and crowning injury inflicts upon him the humiliation of feeling sorry for himself.

  2. Scott Stricklin:

    When you add in those who are quarantined through contact tracing as a result of those positives in addition to a handful of players on the non-Covid injury list, it gives the Gators less than 50 scholarship players available currently.

  3. Joseph Forrester:

    First and foremost, the most common injury associated with an animal is not actually a bear or alligator, bottom line, it's actually things much smaller.

  4. Vassilis Koliatsos:

    We typically think of traumatic brain injury as something that happens when an external force comes against your skull.

  5. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert:

    While death and injury tolls continue to rise, steps taken so far will remain hollow if not completed. The people must be served and protected, not violently oppressed.

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